Biography

Jamie Kunselman (b. 1993) has a BM in Composition and Percussion and a BME from Baldwin Wallace University. He is currently attending Indiana University for his DM in Composition, having earned his MM in Composition from IU in 2018.

His composing includes instrumental, vocal, choral, electronic, and media scoring works that have been released on Android and iOS and performed on New Music Concerts, at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Baldwin Wallace university, Indiana University, Cleveland State University, Colorado College, and in Newport Beach, CA by Choral Arts Initiative.

Jamie is also an active performer in both percussion and voice, performing with groups including IU’s NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Defiance Duo with Kia Frank, and various new music and percussion ensembles.

In addition, he has served as President of IU’s Student Composer Association and Managing Director of IU’s New Voices Opera company. Outside of music, he has coauthored a novel with Philip Brown and enjoys extreme sports, chess, puzzles, and cats.